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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pounce /ˈpaʊn(t)s/
 猛撲,吸墨粉(vi.)猛撲,突襲(vt.)撲住,把…擦亮,撒吸墨粉于

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pounce, v. t.
 1. To strike or seize with the talons; to pierce, as with the talons. [Archaic]
    Stooped from his highest pitch to pounce a wren.   --Cowper.
 Now pounce him lightly,
 And as he roars and rages, let's go deeper.   --J. Fletcher.
 2. To punch; to perforate; to stamp holes in, or dots on, by way of ornament. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pounce, v. i. To fall suddenly and seize with the claws; -- with on or upon; as, a hawk pounces upon a chicken. Also used figuratively.
    Derision is never so agonizing as when it pounces on the wanderings of misguided sensibility.   --Jeffrey.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pounce n.
 1. A fine powder, as of sandarac, or cuttlefish bone, -- formerly used to prevent ink from spreading on manuscript.
 2. Charcoal dust, or some other colored powder for making patterns through perforated designs, -- used by embroiderers, lace makers, etc.
 Pounce box, a box for sprinkling pounce.
 Pounce paper, a transparent paper for tracing.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pounce v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pounded p. pr. & vb. n. Pouncing ] To sprinkle or rub with pounce; as, to pounce paper, or a pattern.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pounce, n.
 1. The claw or talon of a bird of prey.
 2. A punch or stamp. [Obs.] “A pounce to print money with.”
 3. Cloth worked in eyelet holes. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 pounce
      n : the act of pouncing
      v : move down on as if in an attack; "The raptor swooped down on
          its prey"; "The teacher swooped down upon the new
          students" [syn: swoop]